We Need to Talk About Ransomware

Wednesday, May 04 | 3:15PM–4:00PM ET | Grand Ballroom I-III, 3rd Floor
Session Type: Industry Led
Delivery Format: Demonstration

By the end of 2021, ransomware is predicted to attack a business every 11 seconds. Novel, large-scale attacks that are nearly impossible to anticipate. SolarWinds, Kaseya, and Log4J reveal global vulnerability to sophisticated, state-sponsored attacks. In this session we’ll delve into the anatomy of a ransomware attack, show you how an attacker gains a foothold in your environment, and give you some strategies to lessen the severity of a ransomware attack, or prevent one altogether.


  • Brian Dennis

    Principal Technologist-Public Sector, Akamai Technologies, Inc.
  • Douglas Holland

    Sr. Solutions Engineer, Akamai Technologies, Inc.

Resources & Downloads

  • Akamai presentation

    Updated on 7/1/2022